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The French Quarter

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130 Spring St, Rochester, NY 14608-2049
+1 585-413-1151
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 13:00 - 21:00
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Rochester, NY
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service, food and atmosphere all top notch. We're always looking for something new and fun, this place did not disappoint. The food and deserts delishous. Try the peach cobbler it is the best..

Thank mmiles1987
Level Contributor
69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Food was outrageous Bar crowd a little clickish but made up for it by the door and friendly bartender Decor was a time capsule from New Orleans placed in New York

1 Thank richardbU2955WC
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We read about this restaurant in 585 Magazine last year, and saved it to our list. After a movie, we decided to try this restaurant. The address says 130 Spring St., but when we drove by, there was no sign. We parked, (right next to Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Rochester). The sign had been knocked down in the... More 

2 Thank rbarnes4
Bloomfield, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I have been to New Orleans 4 times, and in fact my personal Red Beans and Rice dish is from a New Orleans Firefighter. This place is a match to the food in New Orleans. The Crawfish Etouffee is balanced just right. The catfish Po boy sandwich is so good you don't want to add hot sauce because you want... More 

2 Thank Jim M
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We visited primarily to hear our favorite local musicians, Laura Dubin and Antonio Guerrero. The facility is an old building that is being restored. Excellent local jazz related art adorns the walls. The menu is limited but tastes homemade and is authentic New Orleans fare. Staff was extremely accommodating and our waitress was terrific. What could be better! They need... More 

1 Thank bonefxr
Rochester, New York
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115 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Arrived early for lunch, immediate service, and great meal. The decor is wonderful. One artists providing so many nice paintings. The background music was nice old jazz classics.

1 Thank Jim L
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was blown away by this place. Truly lives up to all the reviews I've read. We ordered the Crawfish boudin balls and Jambalaya for app. Then had the crawfish etouffee and shrimp creole, all of which exceeded our expectation. The restaurant was very presentable, clean, and organized. The service was excellent and quick. Me and my friends will be... More 

1 Thank Andy M
Scottsville, New York, United States
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I came across this place while looking for a place to have lunch with my wife who works in downtown Rochester. I checked Tripadvisor and the restaurant had excellent reviews so we decided to check it out. We were not disappointed. I had the Crawfish Fettuccini and my wife had the Chicken and Sausage Gumbo and the Sweet Potato Casserole.... More 

1 Thank NYHikerJohn
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, USA
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My daughter-in-law and son have lived in Rochester for a couple of years and had heard good things about the French Quarter. I read good things about the restaurant and suggested we give it a try. The four of us were very impressed. The setting is a large older house with high ceilings and darkly panted walls with numerous large... More 

1 Thank StanduMan
Fairport, New York
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121 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am amazed with this place! The best creole, Cajun meal I can ever remember having - including New Orleans. This beautiful OLD Mansion redone. The ambience was outstanding, paintings on the walls incredible. The service was wonderful; very friendly, accommodating. I wanted to try everything on the menu! I had the Shrimp Etouffee and dirty rice. Outstanding. My Granddaughter... More 

1 Thank Sammy40901

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:15
11:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Spring St, Rochester, NY 14608-2049
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-413-1151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?